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Zawistowski, Josef Lebiedzik, Rev., 1884-1967, Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Zawistowski, J. L. (Jozef L.)
Dates: 1914-1967
Abstract: Papers (1914-1967) of Rev. Josef Lebiedzik Zawistowski (1884-1967) consist of correspondence, manuscripts of books and pamphlets written by him, and newspaper clippings. The collection is especially rich in correspondence with Bishop Franciszek Hodur. Other correspondents include Bishop L. Growshowski, Rev. J. Kula, Bishop T. Zielinski, Bishop W. Faron, Bishop V. Gawrychowski, Rt. Rev. J. Lesniak, Bishop J. Soltysiak, V. Rev. T. Czarkowski, Rt. Rev. F. C. Rowinski, and others.
Quantity: 16.5 linear ft.
Language: In Polish and English.
Collection ID: IHRC2897

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Rev. Josef Lebiedzik Zawistowski (1884-1967) was born in the Polish area of Upper Silesia, and came to the United States in 1914 to become a priest of the Polish National Catholic Church. Rev. Zawistowski served parishes from Duluth, Minnesota, to Schenectady, New York, and was one of the most prominent leaders of the P.N.C.C. During World Wars I and II, Zawistkowski was active in relief efforts. He was also instrumental in stabilizing many parishes to which he was assigned.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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CITE AS

The Zawistowski, Josef Lebiedzik, Rev., 1884-1967 Papers, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Priests.
Polish Americans--Religion.

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